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Extradition bill crisis: how the Hong Kong government had the ‘perfect’ listening mechanisms, but turned a deaf ear to public sentiment

  • In a new series of in-depth articles on the unrest rocking Hong Kong, the Post goes behind the headlines to look at the underlying issues, current state of affairs, and where it is all heading
  • We examine how Carrie Lam’s administration failed to gauge the popular mood before launching the bill, and what that implies for the way it governs
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition bill

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Illustration: Adolfo Arranz
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Gary Cheung

Gary Cheung

Gary Cheung joined the Post in 2000, covering fields ranging from politics and the integration between Hong Kong and China. He became assistant editor-in-chief of Ming Pao in 2017 and returned to the Post the following year. He is author of Hong Kong’s Watershed: The 1967 riots (Hong Kong University Press, 2009).